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Living - August 15, 2008

Presenting the Past: San Ramon Fire Protection District - Part 1

by Beverly Lane

The year 1963 was a big one for firefighting in San Ramon. Growth was in the air as the new Aerojet General plant expanded and the new freeway alignment was debated. At least two people thought that the East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District was not providing enough service for San Ramon. The ECCCFPD covered a huge area of the county - 177 square miles from Moraga to Brentwood.

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Beverly Lane is curator of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley and co-author of "San Ramon Valley: Alamo, Danville, and San Ramon" and "Vintage Danville: 150 Years of Memories."

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